Soft pretzel dough is rolled around hot dogs, sprinkled with salt and baked until golden brown. A hot dog baked right inside a soft pretzel makes these the tastiest and easiest homemade pretzel dogs you will ever eat!
8 hot dogs
360g warm water
2 tsp instant yeast
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
600g plain flour
Baking Soda Bath
2 litres water
100g bicarbonate of soda
1 egg yolk
2 tbsp milk
1 tbsp rock salt
Place all pretzel dough ingredients in TM Bowl and mix for 15 seconds/ Speed 3.
Knead the dough for 4 minutes/Dough function.
Tip the dough onto a lightly floured Silicone Baking Mat.
Wrap and rest in a warm place, or oven set to Defrost Setting at 30°C for 45 minutes.
Once the dough has doubled in size, prepare the Baking Soda Bath.
Bring the water to a boil in a large pot over high heat and carefully add the baking soda. It will bubble up, so add it slowly.
While the water is heating, divide the dough into 8 equal pieces.
Roll into 50cm ropes and wrap around the hot dogs.
Pinch the ends onto themselves to prevent them unwrapping.
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Place each pretzel dog into the Baking Soda Bath and boil for about 30 seconds.
Using a large slotted spoon remove them from the water and place onto a Silicone Baking mat.
Brush with beaten egg yolk and milk mixture and sprinkle with salt.
Place in oven and bake for 12-14 minutes until golden brown.
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